Demographics:

  • Population (City): 2,599 (2016 State estimate); 2,588 (2010 Census)
  • Population (County): 36,959 (2016 State estimate); 36,821 (2010 Census)
  • Median Age: 43.2
  • Home to 310 businesses (2012)
  • Median Household Income (2013): $51,750 (City); $57,565 (County)
  • Workers over age 16 (2013): 1,263 (City); 18,698 (County)

Transportation:

  • Burlington International Airport (BTV) 25 miles away with non-stop flights to NYC, Chicago, Newark, Atlanta, Washington DC, Detroit, Charlotte and Philadelphia.
  • State Route 22A, average annual daily traffic count (AADTC) 12,700 (2016 State est.)
  • US Route 7, AADTC of 13,000 (2016 State est.)
  • Vermont Railway freight service – land available for possible rail siding
  • Upcoming Amtrak passenger service to Burlington, Rutland, Albany and NYC
  • Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR): local, county wide bus with connections to Burlington and Rutland
  • City Dock with boat access to Lake Champlain via Otter Creek: 700 boats dock annually
  • Small City Taxi, Uber

Municipal:

  • City water & sewer - 400,000 gallons of excess sewer capacity
  • City Police Department - 10 full and part time officers
  • Paid City Fire Department - 171 calls in 2016
  • Volunteer Vergennes Area Rescue Squad – 854 emergency responses in 2016

Recreation:

  • Historic Bixby Library - Over 2,900 e-books and audit books downloaded in 2016
  • Historic Vergennes Opera House - Concerts, Weddings, Conferences and Performances
  • Recreation Center - Swimming Pool, Tennis & Basketball Courts, Skateboard Park
  • Vergennes Downtown City Park: - Annual and seasonal events
  • Otter Creek Falls Park - Boat launch, Boat dock, Walking trails, picnic tables, fishing
  • Nearby State Parks - Kingsland Bay, Button Bay, D.A.R.
  • Nearby Golf Course - Basin Harbor Club
  • Bicycling - Downtown is a popular destination for bike companies touring Addison County. Bike repair, sales and rentals available at Little City Cycles.
  • Lake Champlain - a 10 minute drive

Housing:

  • Total housing units (2013): 982 (City); 16,703 (County)
  • Owner occupied: 645 (City); 10,497 (County)
  • Rental units: 350 (City); 3,667 (County)
  • Median value, owner occupied (2013): $189,700 (City); $234,500 (County)

Facilities:

  • Meetings & Events: Vergennes Opera House, Kennedy Brothers, Strong House Inn and Bixby Library, as well as local churches, restaurants and galleries available for private renting
  • Co-Working Space: Kennedy Brothers
  • Hi Speed Internet: Cable, DSL and Fiber
  • Natural Gas (piped): coming 2017/18
  • 70 acres of privately held industrial / commercially zoned land available for development